Sabine Herrmann was born in 1961 in Meissen (Saxony). From 1979 to 1981 she was an intern at the Institute for Monument Conservation, East Berlin, then studied painting until 1986 at the Weissensee University of the Arts in East Berlin under Heinrich Tessmer and Dieter Goltzsche. 1989 she began her collaboration in the artists’ cooperative gallery of Wilfriede Maaß. In 1992 she received a scholarship from the Senate of Berlin and in 1993 the Art Prize of the GrundkreditBank, Berlin. Several scholarships for periods abroad followed. In 2016 she taught painting at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen. Herrmann lives and works in Berlin.